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L.A. Takedown, also called L.A. Crimewave and Made in L.A., is a 1989 crime thriller. [1]

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Al Pacino

Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American actor of stage and screen, filmmaker and screenwriter.

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All Media Network

All Media Network (formerly All Media Guide (AMG) and AllRovi), is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllGame, AllMovie, SideReel, and Celebified.

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All-star (also stylized as All-Star) is a term designating an individual as having a high level of performance in their field.

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Armored car (valuables)

A common meaning of armored car (or armored cash transport car, security van) is an armored van or truck, used in transporting valuables, such as large quantities of money (especially for banks or retail companies).

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Billy Idol

William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), known professionally by his stage name Billy Idol, is an English rock musician, songwriter and actor.

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Blogger (service)

Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries.

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Box Office Mojo

Box Office Mojo is a website that tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, founded in 1999.

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Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

is a Japanese-American actor, sports physiologist, martial artist and stuntman.

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Chuck Adamson

Charles Fredrick "Chuck" Adamson (June 11, 1936 – February 22, 2008) was an American police officer who became a television producer and screenwriter.

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Cinematography (from κίνημα, kinema "movements" and γράφειν, graphein "to record") is the science or art of motion picture photography by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as film stock.

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Clarence Gilyard

Clarence Alfred Gilyard, Jr. (born December 24, 1955) is an actor, college professor, and author who has been featured in movies and television since 1980; he is sometimes credited as Clarence A. Gilyard.

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Crime film

Crime films are films that focus on the lives of criminals.

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Crime Story (TV series)

Crime Story is an American television drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC.

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Cult film

A cult film, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film that has acquired a cult following.

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Daniel Baldwin

Daniel Leroy Baldwin (born October 5, 1960) is an American actor, director and producer.

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Draft document

Drafting is the preliminary stage of a written work in which the author begins to develop a more cohesive product.

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Dry run (testing)

A dry run (or a practice run) is a testing process where the effects of a possible failure are intentionally mitigated.

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Ely Pouget

Elizabeth "Ely" Pouget (born August 30, 1961) is an American actress and former model.

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Empire (film magazine)

Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.

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Ensemble cast

An ensemble cast is made up of cast members in which the principal actors and performers are assigned roughly equal amounts of importance and screen time in a dramatic production.

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Film score

A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film music or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.

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Flixster is an American social movie site for discovering new movies, learning about movies, and meeting others with similar tastes in movies.

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Google News Archive

Google News Archive is an extension of Google News providing free access to scanned archives of newspapers and links to other newspaper archives on the web, both free and paid.

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Guardian Media Group

Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.

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Hal Erickson (author)

Harold "Hal" Erickson (born 1950) is a media historian who was a senior editor at AllRovi for 15 years starting in 1994 when it was known as "All Movies".

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Heat (1995 film)

Heat is a 1995 American crime film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann, and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Val Kilmer.

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Indiewire is a daily news site for the independent film community.

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Internet Movie Database

The Internet Movie Database (abbreviated IMDb) is an online database of information related to films, television programs, and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews.

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James Dean

James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955) was an American actor.

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Juan Fernández de Alarcon

Juan de Jesús Fernández de Alarcón (born December 13, 1956) is a Dominican actor best known for his roles as the evil character in his movies.

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L.A. Woman (song)

"L.A. Woman" is a song by American rock band The Doors.

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Laura Harrington

Laura Harrington (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress.

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Los Angeles Police Department

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), officially the City of Los Angeles Police Department, is the law enforcement agency of Los Angeles, California.

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Miami Vice

Miami Vice is an American television crime drama series created by Anthony Yerkovich and produced by Michael Mann for NBC.

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Michael Mann (director)

Michael Kenneth Mann (born February 5, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Michael Rooker

Michael Rooker (born April 6, 1955) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Henry in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Merle Dixon in The Walking Dead, Yondu Udonta in Guardians of the Galaxy, Frank Bailey in Mississippi Burning, Hal Tucker in Cliffhanger and Jared Svenning in Mallrats.

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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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Patrick Markey

Patrick Markey is an American film and television producer.

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Peter Dobson

Peter Dobson (born July 19, 1964, Red Bank, New Jersey) is an American actor who has starred in the films Sing, The Frighteners, Drowning Mona, The Poseidon Adventure and Last Exit to Brooklyn.

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Pre-production is the process of fixing some of the elements involved in a film, play, or other performance.

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Problem gambling

Problem gambling (or ludomania, but usually referred to as gambling addiction) is an urge to gamble continuously despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop.

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R. D. Call


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Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor and producer who has starred in over 90 films.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic and historian, journalist, screenwriter and author.

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Ronald Víctor García

Ronald Víctor García is an American cinematographer and film director.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is a website launched in 1998 devoted to film reviews and news; it is widely known as a film review aggregator.

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Scott Plank

Scott Chapman Plank (November 11, 1958 — October 24, 2002) was an American film and television actor, best known for playing Nick Reardon on Melrose Place, and as Wiley Farrell on Air America.

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SnagFilms is a website that offers advertising-supported documentary and Independent films.

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Television film

A television film (also known as a TV film; television movie; TV movie; telefilm; telemovie; made-for-television film; direct-to-TV film; movie of the week (MOTW or MOW); feature-length drama; single drama and original movie) is a feature-length motion picture that is produced for, and originally distributed by or to, a television network, in contrast to theatrical films, which are made explicitly for initial showing in movie theaters.

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Television pilot

A television pilot (also known as a pilot or a pilot episode) is a standalone episode of a television series that is used to sell the show to a television network.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a nationally distributed Canadian newspaper owned by The Woodbridge Company, based in Toronto and printed in six cities across the country.

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The Last of the Mohicans (1992 film)

The Last of the Mohicans is a 1992 American historical epic film set in 1757 during the French and Indian War and produced by Morgan Creek Pictures.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Tuscaloosa News

The Tuscaloosa News is a daily newspaper serving Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, and the surrounding area in west central Alabama.

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theguardian.com, formerly known as Guardian Unlimited and guardian.co.uk, is a British news and media website owned by the Guardian Media Group.

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Thief (film)

Thief is a 1981 neo-noir film written and directed by Michael Mann and based on the 1975 novel The Home Invaders: Confessions of a Cat Burglar by "Frank Hohimer" (the pen name of real-life jewel thief John Seybold).

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Thriller (genre)

Thriller is a genre of literature, film, videogame stories and television programming that uses suspense, tension, and excitement as its main elements.

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Turner Broadcasting System

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (often abbreviated Turner Broadcasting, TBS, Inc. or simply Turner) is an American media conglomerate and subsidiary of Time Warner, managing the collection of cable networks and properties initiated or acquired by Robert Edward "Ted" Turner starting during the 1970s.

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Turner Classic Movies

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented basic cable and satellite television network owned by the Turner Broadcasting System subsidiary of Time Warner.

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Val Kilmer

Val Edward Kilmer (born December 31, 1959) is an American actor.

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Walter Hill (director)

Walter Hill (born January 10, 1942) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Wide release

Wide release is a term in the American motion picture industry for a motion picture that is playing nationally (as opposed to a few cinemas in cities such as New York and Los Angeles).

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Xander Berkeley

Alexander "Xander" Harper Berkeley (born December 16, 1955) is an American actor.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L.A._Takedown

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